For its Father's Day-themed June issue, Popular Mechanics talked to Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Warning: The cover story, titled "Things My Father Taught Me," will make you want to be a Biden.
"We're there for each other," the elder Biden said of his family. "I have a rule for every single staff member who's ever worked for me in forty-two years: If you ever come to work when your kid has an important function ... if you ever show up for me and you miss your wife's birthday or your husband's birthday or your kid's thing, don't work for me."
Hunter Biden echoed that sentiment when asked the best lesson his father ever taught him.
"The single best thing is, family comes first," the younger Biden said. "I can't think of anything that has been more pervasive and played a larger part in my life than that simple lesson ... After we lost my mom and my sister in the accident that my brother and I were also in, he was ever-present."
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